A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

absence Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.6 7 4.6 0 0 0 23.4 6.8
Number of occurrences74 0 0 0 2 1
Number of authors4 0 0 0 2 1

Occurrences of absence in Corpus

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
d tuk advantage o the Queen's absence, an wur restin in the shade: on page 92

1 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
e de facto leid o the UK. Yon absence o legislation maks fur discri
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Borders, blog
tae justify this dumfoonerin absence o ony pretence at equality -
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
€™en advantage o th Queen’s absence, an were restin in th shade:
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
re the fuck did he go?’ The absence ay McDade leaves me in nae do
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
r, kis o the nigh on complete absence o the yaise o oor auld, yae
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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